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FenceTech 2014 - Blog         FenceTech 2014 Blog ...
Fencetech is coming to Las Vegas in March. Every year new products and promotions are introduced at the show. In this blog we will be looking at what will be happening at FenceTech. - Today we take a look at

Booth #1652 - Westech Building Products Stop by the Westech booth #1652 and see what's new and enter a chance to win an IPad. more

Booth #1751 - iFence Direct - IFence Direct is a newcomer to fencetech. Come say hi at their booth #1751 and and see they do. Import Fence Direct" providing windscreen & fence panels and fence accessories,more

Industry News

Acoustifence Reduces Construction Noise at Two Large-Scale Santa Monica, Calif. Construction Projects
BusinessWire  - Feb 3, 2014
Two large-scale projects in Santa Monica, CA are utilizing Acoustifence sound barriers to reduce construction noise for the local communities. One is the $1.511 billion Transit Corridor Phase 2 to Santa Monica Expansion of the Metro Rail System and the other is the $55 million Santa Monica High School Science and Technology Building project....
Automatic Gate Resource Center to Offer Automated Gate Certification CEUs
BusinessWire  - Jan 30, 2014
Automatic Gate Resource Center is set to grant Continuing Education Units via one of its online courses. Certified Automated Gate Operator Installers can access the always available online course at their convenience....
Research and Markets: Concise Analysis of the International Fencing Market - Forecasts to 2018
BusinessWire  - Jan 30, 2014
The international fencing market has also been segmented based on the material used for fencing into four major categories namely- metal fencing, wood fencing, plastic and composite fencing and concrete fencing ...
Fence Brokers Updates and Improves Website
PRWeb  - Feb 3, 2014
Fence Brokers is proud to announce that they are currently in the process of updating their website with a variety of new improvements and changes. For some of their merchandise, Fence Brokers is adding brochures and manuals ...

Decking Industry News

EIN News  - Jan 30, 2014
SCRANTON, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since AZEK and TimberTech joined forces under CPG Building Products in 2013, both brands have focused their combined efforts on continuing the tradition of product innovation. To debut these exciting results to the industry, ....
Cable railing is all the rage on lakefront homes
newsobserver  - Jan 31, 2014
AOne of the prize attributes of Heather and Robert McDonnell’s home is their expansive lake view, enjoyed from almost every room in their house. When the couple decided to renovate last year, enhancing that view was a top priority.....

Fence Contractors in the News

Waukesha Fence Company Central Services Accomplishes 40-Year Milestone
PRWeb  - Jan 31, 2014
Waukesha, Wisconsin (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Waukesha fence company, Central Services Co. Inc., is excited to announce that they are celebrating their 40th year in business. ...

Local Government Issues

Questions surround $2.5 million dollar fence in Austin
KVUE - Jan 31, 2014
AUSTIN -- It’s one of the most scenic drives in Austin leading to one of the largest parks, but before you get to Emma Long Metropolitan Park off City Park Road, you’ll drive past a new 8-foot-tall fence now going up along both sides of the road....
Owner fences off Ontario Ridge
Santa Maria Times - Feb 1, 2014
Individuals who trek across a popular hiking trail on Ontario Ridge between Avila Beach and Shell Beach are finding it harder to make the hike after an area landowner recently erected a locked gate, no trespassing signs and a fence wrapped in barbed wire along a portion of the path. ...
Restore iron fence on Riverside Drive
Greenbay Press Gazette - Feb 1, 2014
BELLEVUE — I was brought up in the vicinity of the old Murphy-Cowles estate on Riverside Drive in Allouez. ...

Fences and Neighbors

Fences top cause of neighbours' rows brought before Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria
Sydney Morning Herald - Feb 1, 2014
Love thy neighbour, preaches the Bible. But in cases where that isn't possible for Melburnians, the state attorney-general is making it easier for them to resolve differences. Especially when it comes to fences....

AG Fencing

Fencing crucial for farm safety, value
Daily Racing Form - Jan 31, 2014
The first impression that a farm gives to its visitors is not the gates that welcome them to the property but often the fences that line roads on the drive to get there...

DIY Consumers

Mesh Fencing Installation Basics
Mother Earth News - Jan 31, 2014
Mesh Fencing Installation -- In terms of sheer numbers of products — not to mention speed of installation and low cost — nothing beats metal mesh fencing. This is mass-produced fencing boiled down to its most elementary, functional essence...

Fences and Airports

Mesh Fencing Installation Basics
Yale Daily News - Jan 31, 2014
Tweed New Haven Regional Airport has begun construction on a wildlife hazard deterrent fence, in hopes of preventing incidents like that in 2012 – when a deer was struck and killed by a plane...

Schools and Fences

School board to discuss Andersen fencing
Daily Pilot - Jan 31, 2014
Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday to discuss possible fencing at Roy O. Andersen Elementary...


Stolen Fences

Fences stolen from Letchworth church play area
The Comet  - Jan 30, 2014
A minister has been left “disappointed” after fences were stolen from a children’s play area connected with a church.....
2 brothers charged with stealing metal posts from I-65 railings in Cullman County
Cullman Times  - Feb 1, 2014
CULLMAN — Two Birmingham brothers were arrested last Wednesday around 10 p.m. and charged with stealing 74 guard rail posts off Interstate-65. The brothers were arrested near the Arkadelphia exit in Cullman County......

USA/Mexico Border Fence

Border fence is musician's wall of sounds
Los Angeles Times  - Jan 30, 2014
ASABE, Ariz. -- On a windy day in southern Arizona's remote borderlands, Glenn Weyant had everything he needed to make music — a cello bow, a mallet and the miles-long fence dividing the United States and Mexico.....
Arizona legislator champions $30M 'virtual' border fence
KTAR  - Jan 28, 2014
PHOENIX -- An Arizona legislator wants the state to spend $30 million for a high-tech surveillance network near the U.S. border with Mexico......

Wierd News

Most dangerous selfie ever? Man captures himself being chased by bull
Independent - Feb 2, 2014
A man has stacked his claim to taking the the most dangerous selfie ever after capturing the moment he was being chased by a huge bull....

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